In order to provide effective medical treatment and promote the health and welfare of non-Japanese speaking citizens of Kyoto, we send medical interpreters to the following hospitals in Kyoto on the specified days or upon request.
(1-2 Higashitakada-cho, Mibu Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto）Map
TEL: 075-311-5311 FAX: 075-311-5367
Available language and day:
Chinese: Tuesday & Friday *No appointment required
English: Friday *No appointment required
Korean:Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday *Appointment required
15mins. walk from Hankyu “Saiin” or Keifuku “Saiin” Station.
Kyoto City Bus 73/75 get off at "Shiritu Byoin Mae" bus stop
Kyoto City Bus 205 3mins walk to the east from "Nishi-Oji Gojo" bus stop.
(28-1 Moriminami-cho, Ishida, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto）Map
TEL: 075-572-6331 FAX: 075-571-8877
Available Languages and day：
Chinese: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday *No appointment required
English: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday *Appointment required
Korean: Tuesday, Friday & Saturday * Appointment required
12mins. walk from JR “Rokujizo” Station,
15mins. walk from Keihan “Rokujizo” Station,
2mins. walk from Tozai Subway line “Ishida” Station,
or take Daigo Community Bus and get off at “Takeda Sogo Byoin Mae”
(841-5 Higashishiokoji-cho, Nishinotoin, Shiokoji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto）Map
TEL: 075-361-1351 FAX: 075-361-7602
Available Languages and day: Chinese, English & Korean on Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
5mins. walk from JR/Kintetsu/Subway “Kyoto” Station Karasuma Guchi (Karasuma exit)
(17 Hirao-cho, Yamada, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto) Map
TEL: 075-391-5811 FAX: 075-381-4224
Available Languages and day：Chinese, English & Korean on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
10 mins. walk from “Chiyoharaguchi” bus stop
*How to get to “Chiyoharaguchi” bus stop
Kyoto City Bus 73 (from Kyoto Station bound for Rakusai Bus Terminal)
Kyoto City Bus 29 (from Shijo Katasuma bound for Rakusai Bus Terminal)
Kyoto City Bus 69 (from Nijo Station bound for Hankyu Katsura Eki Higashiguchi)
Keihan Kyoto Kotsu Bus 21, 27 (from Kyoto Station bound for Katsurazaka Chuo)
Also free shuttle-bus rides are available for those who go to the hospital from Hankyu “Katsura” Station west exit
(pick-up place is next to the bicycle parking)
Please contact the Interpreter Request Desk (reception desk) at participating hospitals 5 days prior to your visit.
1. Make a phone call or show the brochure at the hospital reception for appointment.
2. An interpreter will be arranged.
3. Meet an interpreter on the day of visiting.
Important Notice：Please remember that interpreters are NOT medical staffs! They will be sent ONLY for your visit. If you would like to cancel the appointment, you must inform the hospital no later than the day before your visit. If you make cancellation without any notice, we won’t be able to provide interpretation services for you in the future.